How-To Video

With your new team you will create a How-To Video.

It needs to be instructional and show a step-by-step process. For instance:

  • How to cook something
  • How to build something
  • How to repair something
  • How to do a trick on a skateboard
  • How to put on make up or create a certain hairstyle
  • How to change a tire on a car or fix a bicycle chain
  • How to sew on a button (better be careful with camera focus on the close-ups if you do something like this)

Video should be 1-1.5 minutes long. Your video will be successful if a person could watch it and actually follow the steps. Could someone actually learn from the video? (This is a BIG challenge and not easy to do!)

Start by writing a script. You could use a voice over or you could use words on the screen explaining the steps (or you could use both). Then plan a storyboard. What shots will you need to clearly show the steps in the process?

If you use a Voice Over narration, lay down the audio first and then edit the video to illustrate the words. PLACE AUDIO BEFORE YOU EDIT VIDEO!

When you shoot, get multiple angles, multiple screen sizes, cutaways so you have footage to work with when you’re editing.

Export finished video on Monday, March 6th.